Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 94 100
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 7 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.37% 0.71% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 3.50% 6.71% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Bristol median daily rate £338 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +15.38% -36.97%
10th Percentile £319 £263 £215
90th Percentile £448 £339 £368
South West median daily rate £413 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +28.91% -8.57% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate £52.50 - £18.50
10th Percentile £46.25 - £17.75
90th Percentile £58.75 - £19.25
South West median hourly rate £48.50 - £18.50

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 200 164 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.54% 10.56% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 107 80
Bristol median daily rate £338 £290 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.38% +5.45% -31.25%
10th Percentile £160 £123 £115
90th Percentile £588 £523 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +23.08% - -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 29
Bristol median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -10.81% +48.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £9.95 £11.70
90th Percentile £43.00 £79.50 £41.40
South West median hourly rate £18.06 £14.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +29.02% -33.33% +31.25%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Bristol

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Bristol

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Bristol

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) IIS
5 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Line Management
6 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) ArchiMate
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
6 2 (28.57%) MODAF
6 2 (28.57%) Xen
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) EMC
6 2 (28.57%) Middleware

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
3 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (14.29%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Scientific Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Line Management
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) ArchiMate
2 2 (28.57%) MODAF
2 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Xen
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (14.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Siebel